Medical Dictionary

1posterior

adj pos·te·ri·or \pō-ˈstir-ē-ər, pä-\

Medical Definition of POSTERIOR

:  situated behind: as a :  situated at or toward the hind part of the body :  caudal b :  dorsal—used of human anatomy in which the upright posture makes dorsal and caudal identical
May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
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